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  3/21/2012, Adar 27, 5772

Knesset Approves: Fines for Illegal Quarries

The Knesset approved on Wednesday the first reading of a mining law proposed by MK Uri Ariel (National Union).

The law stipulates that any person, who acquires or receives goods from a quarry without ensuring in advance that it is legal, will be sentenced to six months in prison or fined of 75,000 shekels.